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A US State Department official will visit Moscow this week to discuss the Syria crisis, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov was quoted...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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Syrian President Bashar Assad on Sunday denounced those who committed the Houla massacre as "monsters" and claimed his government faced a foreign...
Sunday, June 3, 2012
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The UN's top human rights official says there should be no amnesty for crimes committed in Syria, even if potential prosecution might motivate...
Saturday, June 2, 2012
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Nicolas Nassif
At the end of the month, US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman is due to leave his post for a top-level job at...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Karl Sharro
Syria’s parliamentary elections were intended as a means for President Bashar al-Assad to re-establish his credentials as a reformer in his battle to...
Monday, May 21, 2012
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Nicolas Nassif
The former Lebanese president explains to Al-Akhbar his advocacy of a policy of “positive neutrality” which puts him at odds with his March 14 allies...
Sunday, May 13, 2012
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Mohamed Nazzal, Tareq Abdel Hay
On Monday, Syria held its first election under the new constitution. Absent from the multi-party poll were the usual bread and butter issues. Instead...
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
The Iranians warned the UN-Arab League envoy that Syria’s Arab and Western adversaries were out to foil him and that the consequences of failure...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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